One hundred years on from the Balfour Declaration, the UK is still divided on the Palestinian Question

TRANSLATED BY BEN LITTLEDYKE AND JOYCE CHEN The 2nd November 2017 marked one hundred years since the Balfour Declaration, and Theresa May welcomed Benjamin Netanyahu to London to celebrate the occasion. It was 100 years ago, on the 2nd November 1917, that Lord Balfour published a letter announcing his government’s support for the creation of […]

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Refugee quotas: Hungary is commanded to comply

TRANSLATED BY GENEVIEVE SILK AND PROOFREAD BY CARA EVANS-GILLEN Roughly two years after the anti-migrant wall along the Hungarian-Serbian border was constructed, the policy of Viktor Orbán, the Hungarian Prime Minister, needs to be readdressed, particularly in light of the decision made on 6th September 2017 by the European Court of Justice. Solidarity as “the […]

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The Adani group in Australia : a relationship full of conflict

TRANSLATED BY RHONA KAPPLER AND PROOFREAD BY LUCY HARRIES On 6th June 2017, the President of the multinational company Adani announced “the official launch” of the construction of the Carmichael coalmine. The mine would be situated near the Great Barrier Reef and would be one of the biggest in the world. This project has been […]

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Swedish Universities: The exception that proves the rule?

TRANSLATED BY BEN LITTLEDYKE AND NIKI SO Every year the league table of the best universities in the world is published. Unsurprisingly, the USA and the UK dominate. However, they face close competition from Swedish public institutions. At a time of rampant privatisation across all sectors, Sweden has tried to maintain what has made it […]

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Montenegro – next to join the European Union

TRANSLATED BY MARIE PELTOMÄKI AND JOYCE CHEN Last Thursday and Friday, the European Council gathered in Brussels to try to “reshape the three pillars of Europe: unity, sovereignty and democracy”, in the words of Emmanuel Macron. There is little doubt that Montenegro’s destiny lies within the Union. The former Yugoslav Republic, who became a member […]

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Encerclés par la police, ces militants seront arrêtés et conduits au commissariat. Ils ont recours à plusieurs techniques pour empêcher leur identification : pas de papiers d'identité, maquillage sur le visage et glue sur les doigts pour éviter les reconnaissances faciale et digitale. De ce fait, ajouté à leur nombre très élevé, la police ne pourra pas les identifier. Ils seront relâchés sans poursuites après quelques heures. Crédit Alexis Demoment.

Ende Gelände: ‘disobedience in the name of justice’

TRANSLATED BY RHONA KAPPLER AND GENEVIEVE SILK Ever since the anti-G8 protest at Gênes in 2001, we often hear talk of alter-globalist movements. During the summer of 2017, Le Journal International visited the climate camp of German group Ende Gelände. Our correspondent aimed to get an idea of the group’s internal organisation and to gain […]

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